Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland
|Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland|
|To limit the right to Irish citizenship by birth|
|Date||11 June 2004|
The Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution Act 2004 (previously
Insertion of new Article 9.2:
1º Notwithstanding any other provision of this Constitution, a person born in the island of Ireland, which includes its islands and seas, who does not have, at the time of the birth of that person, at least one parent who is an Irish citizen or entitled to be an Irish citizen is not entitled to Irish citizenship or nationality, unless provided for by law.
2º This section shall not apply to persons born before the date of the enactment of this section
Previous Article 9.2 renumbered as Article 9.3.